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Capitoline Museum Skip-the-Line Small Group Tour

1. Capitoline Museum Skip-the-Line Small Group Tour

On this 3-hour tour you’ll meet your guide at the top of the stairs of the St. Mary of Aracoeli Basilica, where you’ll begin your amazing journey through the history of the Capitoline Hill complex, including the Capitoline Museum and St. Mary of Aracoeli Basilica. Your professional guide will tell you how the construction on Capitoline Hill began, and how Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Paul III to design the square. The first square of modern Rome was created by the genius of Michelangelo, rising on the Capitoline Hill, on the site of an old village and the place dedicated to numerous temples to the Roman deities. Step inside Santa Maria in Ara Coeli, built on the ruins of the Tempio di Giunone Moneta. Its name derives from a legend according to which a sibyl predicted the coming of the son of God, saying: Haec est ara filii Dei. This is the highest peak of the Campidoglio Hill. Visit the Capitoline Museum founded by Pope Sixtus IV, and admire paintings by Caravaggio and other masters. From the top of the hill, you’ll have a panoramic view of Rome that includes the domes of Sant'Andrea della Valle and San Pietro.

Trastevere: Segway Tour

2. Trastevere: Segway Tour

There’s a lot to see in Trastevere and there are several different Segway Express tours for you to choose from. These 2-hour guided rides are operated daily and led by a multi-lingual tour leader who’ll show you around. This popular Roman neighborhood is located on the Tiber’s west bank, south of the Vatican. The area’s cobbled streets, medieval houses, and unique character continue to draw artists, celebrities, and expatriates to live and play here. After a short but intense training session with an authorized instructor, you’ll be taken along Trastevere’s narrow streets to see the main attractions, including some of the most beautiful squares and fountains in Rome. The tour is short, fun, and designed to leave you with pleasant memories of your time in Rome. You can choose from the following itineraries for your Trastevere Express tour: • From Santa Maria in Trastevere to Santa Cecilia and return • Up Gianicolo Hill to the Bramante masterpiece and a panoramic view of Rome • Piazza Trilussa, Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Navona and return • The Jewish Ghetto and Teatro Marcello

Rome by Night: 3-Hour Small Group Tour

3. Rome by Night: 3-Hour Small Group Tour

Enjoy the beauty of Rome by night! On this 3-hour evening tour that’s priced for a group of up to 4 participants you’ll take in the highlights of the Eternal City, seeing the city’s most iconic landmarks and monuments illuminated after the sun goes down. Admire the Coliseum, Palatine Hill, Castel Sant’Angelo, and St. Peter’s Basilica, all of which will have undergone a transformation by moonlight. Take in the streets of Trastevere, which are full of activity after dark. See street artists, mimes, musicians, and plenty of visitors in an area that resembles a medieval town. You’ll make a special stop to toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain. Legend has it that this will ensure your return to Rome.

Rome In A Day Full-Day Tour by Electric-Assist Bike

4. Rome In A Day Full-Day Tour by Electric-Assist Bike

Explore the beauty of the “Eternal City” on a full-day bike tour, either on a quality trekking bike or an electrically assisted bicycle - that makes climbing Roman hills effortless. Meet your guide close to the Colosseum for an impressive view of the mighty arena of the Roman Republic. Then, continue to the Imperial Forum to see the temples dedicated to the gods of Ancient Rome. Cycle down small alleys, admiring Renaissance and Baroque palaces and churches along the way. Your local guide will lead you to some of Rome’s hidden and most famous squares and fountains, such as the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and Piazza del Popolo. Learn some of Rome’s 2,000-year history as you pedal, pausing at sites such as the Castel Sant'Angelo, Piazza Venezia, and Villa Borghese. Take a break for a typical Italian lunch in an authentic trattoria, along with short breaks for a historical explanation, and possibilities to take pictures. After a ride in the quaint Trastevere, pedal up Capitoline Hill for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Roman Forum and to experience one of the legendary Seven Hills of Rome. Admire Michelangelo’s urban planning on the main square of the Capitoline, and bike to the Vatican City for a view of St. Peter’s Basilica and Bernini’s graceful colonnades.

From Rome: Assisi and Orvieto Small Group Tour

5. From Rome: Assisi and Orvieto Small Group Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of Rome for the day on a full-day tour of Umbria, one of the most picturesque regions of Italy. Rich in vineyards, olive trees, and hill-top villages, the most famous site in the region is the UNESCO World Heritage town of Assisi. Upon arrival at this mystical place, learn about Saint Francis as you wander within the ancient walls. Built on the green slopes of Mount Subasio, the colorful houses of ink stone. narrow streets, flower decked balconies, and noble palaces provide beautiful views. A highlight of your time in Assisi will be a visit to the Basilica of St. Francis to see Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. After lunch, continue to Orvieto to admire the magnificence of its cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture with a glistening façade of stained glass, mosaics, and sculptures. Soak up Orvieto’s charms, and marvel at the countless churches scattered around its historic center. Transfer back to Rome for a hotel drop off in the early evening.

Colosseum and Roman Forum Small Group Guided Tour

6. Colosseum and Roman Forum Small Group Guided Tour

Visit some of the historical wonders of Ancient Rome with an expert art historian guide and learn more about life in the Roman Empire. Skip the lines to the monumental Colosseum and hear grisly details about the gladiators who went into battle with wild animals for the entertainment of the crowds. See the arena from multiple viewpoints, learn how it functioned and explore the many myths surrounding the site. Next, enter the heart of all public life during the Roman Republic at the Roman Forum and marvel at the ruins of temples and markets along the Via Sacra. Learn about where Rome was founded on Palatine Hill, where the emperors and aristocrats later built their luxury villas. Get the chance to stay in the Roman Forum after your guided tour to explore on your own.

Ancient Rome and City Highlights 3.5-Hour Segway Tour

7. Ancient Rome and City Highlights 3.5-Hour Segway Tour

Take a tour of the ruins and monuments of the Roman Empire on a fun Segway ride around Rome’s ancient streets. Explore the Roman Empire’s art, architecture, culture and fascinating history as you zip down narrow lanes. The contrast between the ancient sights and your hi-tech mode of transport will be apparent! Your tour leader will help you explore the best sights. Be swept off your feet — but not off the Segway — by unforgettable monuments, like the mighty Colosseum and the superb Roman Forum. Discover where the glorious Roman Emperors were laid to rest. Ride your “chariot” along the Capitoline Hill, and get a glimpse of the entertainment and amusement Roman citizens had in the Circus Maximus. These are just a fraction of the highlights you will see on this brilliant tour. To discover more — and to become a Roman yourself — book this tour and explore the Eternal City in a unique and thrilling fashion.

Rome: Private Car Tour

8. Rome: Private Car Tour

Visit Rome in a fun and exciting way without sacrificing comfort on this private car tour that is uniquely tailored to your interests. Begin by being picked up at your hotel by your expert guide, and soon discover Rome's historic center, its panoramic point, millenary monuments, and incredible architecture. See the Gianicolo Fountain, a monumental fountain located on Janiculan Hill in Rome. Continue on to St. Peter's Square, which is in front of St. Peter's Basilica, and visit the romantic stairway of the Trinity of the Mountains with the Barcaccia Fountain. Finally, check out the Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Navona and the majestic monuments of the Pantheon and the Colosseum.

Rome: Colosseum & Vatican Museum Private Sightseeing Upgrade

9. Rome: Colosseum & Vatican Museum Private Sightseeing Upgrade

Join this full-day tour including the highlights of Rome. If you only have a short time to spend in Rome, this itinerary will be perfect for you. Your day will start at the Colosseum, the monumental symbol of ancient Rome. Hear about the gladiatorial battles, the mad emperors and the everyday life of Romans. Continue on to the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum, which used to be the center of the Roman social life. After the ancient Rome tour, have a short break for lunch (not included) and you will meet your guide again directly in the Vatican City, where you will be guided through the intriguing history of the Vatican Museum and the lives of the popes. See the unique art exhibition of the Vatican Museum collected or commissioned by the popes through the centuries. The collection includes works of Leonardo Da Vinci, Giotto, Raffaello and other world-famous artist of the Italian High Renaissance. At the end of the tour, your guide will lead you to the absolute highlight of the Vatican Museum - the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo. Afterwards, your guide will let you have direct access to St Peter’s Basilica where you will be able to stay inside as long as you wish without the guide. Once finished with your tour of the Vatican, you will meet your driver who will escort you around the main beauties of Rome. Enjoy a 2-hour panoramic private sightseeing tour as well as the best panoramic overview of the Eternal City such as the one from the Janiculum terrace. 

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What people are saying about Colle del Gianicolo

A must do when in Rome!! We had a blast of fun with Arthur yesterday on the segway tour. It’s a great way to squeeze in all the sights in such a short period of time. Arthur was so knowledgeable and made us laugh throughout, showing us the best views and stops around the city. Would definitely recommend to all, hope to return again someday!!

The tour was sensational! Good introduction to the Segways, can also be done by the untalented ;-) Arthuro let us dive into the secrets of Rome. He has an enormous historical knowledge and guided the group through Rome with farsightedness and foresight. Highly recommended!! The restaurant tip was also excellent. Many thanks from Switzerland

If you are traveling by Segway, you have a top supplement of information about the great city of Rome. The guide Eduardo was really great for us!! He has an enormous knowledge from the history of Rome. We can only recommend this Segway tour.

Very nice team that takes us outside the traditional sites. However, beware of paved roads and traffic, especially for beginners.

Great day, great bikes and our guide Andrea was super sweet and patient